Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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Maryland

Precipitation Rankings, April 1981

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2019)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
April 1981
1-Month
3.79"
(96.27mm)
3.48"
(88.39mm)
0.31"
(7.88mm)
84th Driest Driest since: 1979 1985
42nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Mar–Apr 1981
2-Month
5.38"
(136.65mm)
7.26"
(184.40mm)
-1.88"
(-47.75mm)
22nd Driest Driest since: 1976 1915
104th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Ties: 1941
Feb–Apr 1981
3-Month
9.36"
(237.74mm)
10.15"
(257.81mm)
-0.79"
(-20.07mm)
51st Driest Driest since: 1978 2006
75th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1983
Jan–Apr 1981
4-Month
9.86"
(250.44mm)
13.50"
(342.90mm)
-3.64"
(-92.46mm)
12th Driest Driest since: 1977 1985
114th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Dec 1980–Apr 1981
5-Month
10.69"
(271.53mm)
16.79"
(426.47mm)
-6.10"
(-154.94mm)
2nd Driest Driest to Date 1985
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1937
Nov 1980–Apr 1981
6-Month
13.75"
(349.25mm)
19.78"
(502.41mm)
-6.03"
(-153.16mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1977 1977
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1998
Ties: 1985
Oct 1980–Apr 1981
7-Month
17.66"
(448.56mm)
22.91"
(581.91mm)
-5.25"
(-133.35mm)
10th Driest Driest since: 1966 2002
115th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1984
Sep 1980–Apr 1981
8-Month
19.87"
(504.70mm)
26.46"
(672.08mm)
-6.59"
(-167.38mm)
7th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
118th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Aug 1980–Apr 1981
9-Month
22.68"
(576.07mm)
30.83"
(783.08mm)
-8.15"
(-207.01mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1942 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jul 1980–Apr 1981
10-Month
26.52"
(673.61mm)
34.99"
(888.75mm)
-8.47"
(-215.14mm)
3rd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
122nd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Jun 1980–Apr 1981
11-Month
29.54"
(750.32mm)
38.83"
(986.28mm)
-9.29"
(-235.96mm)
2nd Driest Driest since: 1931 1931
123rd Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1980–Apr 1981
12-Month
33.10"
(840.74mm)
42.55"
(1,080.77mm)
-9.45"
(-240.03mm)
4th Driest Driest since: 1966 1931
121st Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
Nov 1979–Apr 1981
18-Month
51.70"
(1,313.18mm)
62.30"
(1,582.42mm)
-10.60"
(-269.24mm)
5th Driest Driest since: 1967 1931
119th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2004
May 1979–Apr 1981
24-Month
84.53"
(2,147.06mm)
85.06"
(2,160.52mm)
-0.53"
(-13.46mm)
55th Driest Driest since: 1970 1931
69th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1978–Apr 1981
36-Month
133.27"
(3,385.06mm)
127.66"
(3,242.56mm)
5.61"
(142.50mm)
83rd Driest Driest since: 1977 1967
40th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2005
May 1977–Apr 1981
48-Month
178.39"
(4,531.11mm)
170.21"
(4,323.33mm)
8.18"
(207.78mm)
85th Driest Driest since: 1978 1968
37th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 2019
May 1976–Apr 1981
60-Month
217.95"
(5,535.93mm)
212.58"
(5,399.53mm)
5.37"
(136.40mm)
72nd Driest Driest since: 1972 1967
49th Wettest Wettest since: 1980 1976

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published November 2019, retrieved on December 6, 2019 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/